Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with Corinna de Gennaro of the Berkman Center about her research on how young people use the internet and what internet users do to protect the freedom of the web from corporate and government control.
Today's show, hosted by Laurie Mercier, recognizes the last week of Black History Month with a discussion of reparations and race, and a review of the life and work of C.L.R. James. Also on the show are a short story about Mexican immigrants and a conversation about teens, freedom, and the internet. You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow on this page, or go to to individual pieces and more info about them by clicking on the links below.
People want peace. A new poll indicates a solid majority of Israelis want their government to negotiate peace with Hamas. People in Portland will be demonstrating on Saturday, March 15. (Check out pdxpeace.org, where you can find more information.) Satori Men's Chorus will present "A Time For Peace," a concert of songs about peace at the Old Church, SW 11th & Clay, 8:00 pm, also on Saturday, March 15. Visit the Old Church website, or (sometime soon when the website is ready) Satori's website. This segment includes a sample of the Satori sound.
Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with David Rogers about why Oregon keeps putting more people in prison. Rogers is director of Partnership for Safety and Justice (formerly the Western Prison Project). They discuss the newest proposal for harsher sentencing by Kevin Manix, coming to a ballot near you.
Clayton Morgareidge reports on Winter Soldier, an oppportunity for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to speak out, sponsored by Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW). And we hear more music from Satori.
Larry Bowlden, as Women's History Month begins, reviews the work of some significant writers. Larry points out the ways in which novels can teach us things about moral life that philosophers can never touch.
Movie Moles Frann Michel and Denise Morris give an enthusiastic, entertaining, and informative account of the documentary "Girls Rock," playing at Cinema 21 starting Friday, March 7. For more on Rock 'n Roll camps for girls, click here, and for Portland locations, click here.